Municipal Code

Chicago Municipal Code HandbookThe Municipal Code is a published compilation of City laws and their revisions organized according to subject matter (arranged by title, chapter and section). The Municipal Code is updated periodically as new ordinances are adopted by the City Council.

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Municipal Code Highlights

Chapter 2-154Disclosure of Ownership Interest in Entities
Chapter 2-156Governmental Ethics
Chapter 2-160Human Rights
Section 2-156-425 et seq.Campaign Financing
Chapter 2-168Chicago Fair Labor Practices
Chapter 3-56Wheel Tax Licenses (City Vehicle Stickers)
Section 4-6-230Booting of Motor Vehicles on Private Property
Chapter 4-244Peddlers
Chapter 5-8Chicago Fair Housing Regulations
Chapter 5-12Residential Landlords and Tenants (Most Requested) (See "For Renters" drop down)
Chapter 7-32Clean Indoor Air Ordinance
Chapter 7-12Animal Care and Control
Chapter 9-92Impounding of Vehicles
Chapter 10-28Structures On and Under Public Way
Chapter 14-4Building Permits